What would make a healthy 47-year-old woman give up a successful career as the head of digital ops for a digital marketing company? For Melanie Kinney, the decision to move to Memphis to spend time caring for her aging father was an easy one. That precious time was a turning point for Melanie, and she determined that she would begin a new chapter of life as a volunteer who improves the lives of others.
Meals on Wheels of Peters Township relies on more than 200 volunteers over the course of a year to make their program possible. Ginny Barnicoat has been a volunteer at Meals on Wheels of Peters Township for the past six years. She was inspired to begin volunteer work there after listening to touching stories from other volunteers.